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25 Top Sexual Violence Activists: #4

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and I’m making a list of my favorite activists speaking out against sexual violence.  Some are old-school activists working on the ground in non-profit organizations; some are artists; some are writers – all are committed.  I’ve been speaking out against sexual violence for the last 15 years – beginning … More…


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25 Top Sexual Violence Activists: #3

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and I’m making a list of my favorite activists speaking out against sexual violence.  Some are old-school activists working on the ground in non-profit organizations; some are artists; some are writers – all are committed.  I’ve been speaking out against sexual violence for the last 15 years – beginning … More…


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25 Top Sexual Violence Activists: #2

  April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and I’m making a list of my favorite activists speaking out against sexual violence.  Some are old-school activists working on the ground in non-profit organizations; some are artists; some are writers – all are committed.  I’ve been speaking out against sexual violence for the last 15 years – … More…


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Preaching Easter 2012

The story does not end with crucifixion.  That’s the message I need to hear this Easter.  In the last weeks, wider American has become more conscious of what African Americans have always known: crucifixion can happen at any moment . . . I’m not preaching on Easter this year, but this is what I would … More…


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25 Top Sexual Violence Activists: #1

  April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and I’m making a list of my favorite activists speaking out against sexual violence.  Some are old-school activists working on the ground in non-profit organizations; some are artists; some are writers – all are committed.  I’ve been speaking out against sexual violence for the last 15 years – … More…


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The Miscarriage Chronicles: Due Date

We got a due date. When I had stopped bleeding.  When I peed on the stick.  When went to the lab for the blood test.  When my partner and I held hands in the doctor’s office.  When the ultrasound showed a tiny circle and a flashing light the OB called a heartbeat. We got a … More…


31 Top Women’s Books (part 1)

March is Women’s History Month and I decided that everyday of the month, I would post one of my favorite and recommended books by and about women.  Several people have asked that I collect them all in one place, so I’m doing this in groups of seven for ease.  Again, these are just a random … More…


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Thinking about life after death

Catch my 5 minute video with musings on life after death.  Is it possible?  How does it work?  What does a process theologians have to say about spirits, ancestors, heaven and resurrection?  Curious?  Click here to find out. The video on life after death.


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“Creative transformation” in 2 minutes!

Hear me riff about the theological concept of “creative transformation.”  In just 2 minutes! That’s right – you can get theology in less than the time it takes to get through a commercial break.  Check it out by clicking here.


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Ohio Lectures on Religious Pluralism

Monica A. Coleman gives 2012 Williams Institute Lectures at Methodist Theological School of Ohio on “Interreligious Outsiders” February 28-29.  Two lectures: one on multiple religious belonging, and one on transreligious spirituality.  Meet me there to learn more. Read more about the lectures.


Book Monica A. Coleman to speak at your event.

Monica speaks with heart and vulnerability as she discusses some of the most challenging issues of our day. She speaks out on issues that churches and society often keep silent: mental health, sexual and domestic violence and religious diversity. In the pulpit, she offers a refreshing view of how scripture leads us to community and social action. In academic lectures, she blends her knowledge of religion, cultural studies and literature with social issues to offer new visions of faith. In every setting, she shows audiences how our faith can free us to be more and more of who and how God calls us to be.

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Book Monica A. Coleman to speak at your event.

Monica speaks with heart and vulnerability as she discusses some of the most challenging issues of our day. She speaks out on issues that churches and society often keep silent: mental health, sexual and domestic violence and religious diversity. In the pulpit, she offers a refreshing view of how scripture leads us to community and social action. In academic lectures, she blends her knowledge of religion, cultural studies and literature with social issues to offer new visions of faith. In every setting, she shows audiences how our faith can free us to be more and more of who and how God calls us to be.

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